Site of Hindostan Historical

Site of Hindostan Historical (HM1V8J)

Location: Shoals, IN 47581 Martin County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 37.948', W 86° 51.053'

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(.6 mile south)

First settled in 1818, Hindostan became county seat of Martin County, boasting a population of approximately 1,200. A "Great Sickness" struck in 1828 bringing death to the inhabitants. The town was never occupied again.
HM NumberHM1V8J
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Year Placed1966
Placed ByIndiana Sesquicentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 512978 N 4276002
Decimal Degrees38.63246667, -86.85088333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 37.948', W 86° 51.053'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 37' 56.88" N, 86° 51' 3.18" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)812
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Co Rd 55, Shoals IN 47581, US
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